Smile Global Box Office Reaches $36.5 Million

The cast and crew behind Paramount’s to smile has to grin as the horror picture dominated the domestic box office at $22 million and started off strong with an initial estimate of $14.5 million in its opening weekend. Written and directed by Parker Finnhis first feature film, grossed a solid $36.5 million at the worldwide box office in its opening weekend.

Opening on Thursday with previews starting at 7pm, the film raised a solid $2 million before turning into a successful weekend, including a shocking but smiley Saturday to smile increased by 4 percent – which is particularly unique for a genre film. The success of the flick, rated B by CinemaScore, can be attributed at least in part to Paramount’s marketing with the simple yet frightening look of the smile. In addition to a captivating trailer that liked to play before hit movies Top Gun: Maverick and nopehis inventive marketing techniques caused quite a stir as groups of people standing still with murderous grins emerged in the crowd at various sporting events and in full view of the cameras.


to smile follows dr Rose CotterSosie Bacon, Mare by Easttown) who experiences frightening events she cannot explain after witnessing a bizarre, traumatic incident with a patient. When this overwhelming terror that takes its victims with a terrifying smile begins to take over their lives, Rose is forced to confront her troubling past – her only option to escape her terrifying new reality. Alongside Bacon, who is also known for playing Skye Miller 13 reasons why, to smile features Jessie T Usher (The young, Tales of the Walking Dead) as Trevor and Kyle Gallner (2022er Scream, Dinner in America) as Joël. The cast is rounded off by to smile are Robin Weigert (deadwood), Caitlin Stasey (All cheerleaders die), Cal Penn (Harold and Kumar go to the White Castle) and Rob Morgan (Don’t look up).

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Collider’s own Alyse Wax described the impact of the disturbing images in to smile In his review, he described the film as an “enjoyable, spooky ride that’s well planned and acted” and gave it a solid B+ rating. Led by a strong performance in the western part of the states, to smile They also performed better than expected in the Midwest, Central South and Southeast US, while lagging behind in the Northeast. Canada came in with a strong 7.49%. The audience demographic was 52% male, with the largest audience segment being 18-24 year olds. With a three out of five star rating on PostTrak, it’s no surprise that audience response was overall positive at 69% and 36% respectively to smile as excellent.

The horror film that is produced by Executive Producer Adam Fischbach, received its R rating for violent content, gruesome imagery and language. Its producers include Martin Bowen, Wyck Godfrey, Isaac Klausner and Robert Salerno.

Check out the trailer to smilewhich is now in cinemas under. Smile Global Box Office Reaches $36.5 Million

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